Brazil at the 1956 Summer Olympics

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Brazil at the
1956 Summer Olympics
Flag of Brazil (1889-1960).svg
IOC code BRA
NOC Brazilian Olympic Committee
Website www.cob.org.br (Portuguese)
in Melbourne/Stockholm
Competitors 44 (43 men and 1 woman) in 11 sports
Flag bearer Adhemar Ferreira da Silva
Medals
Ranked 24th
Gold Silver Bronze Total
1 0 0 1
Summer Olympics appearances (overview)

Brazil competed at the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia and Stockholm, Sweden (equestrian events). 44 competitors, 43 men and 1 woman, took part in 28 events in 11 sports.[1]

Medalists[edit]

Med 1.png Gold[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Cycling[edit]

Sprint
Time trial

Diving[edit]

Women's 10m Platform

  • Mary Proença
    • Preliminary Round — 36.71 (→ did not advance, 16th place)

Modern pentathlon[edit]

Three male pentathletes represented Brazil in 1956.

Individual
Team
  • Salvio Lemos
  • Wenceslau Malta
  • Nilo da Silva

Rowing[edit]

Sailing[edit]

Shooting[edit]

Four shooters represented Brazil in 1956.

25 m pistol
50 m rifle, three positions
50 m rifle, prone

Swimming[edit]

Weightlifting[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brazil at the 1956 Melbourne Summer Games". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2012-07-30. 

External links[edit]